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The Tet offensive intelligence failure in war

Author: James J Wirtz
Publisher: Ithaca ; London : Cornell University Press, 1991
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Wirtz explains why U.S. forces were surprised by the North Vietnamese Tet Offensive in 1968.

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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James J Wirtz
ISBN: 9781501713354 1501713353 9781501713361 1501713361
OCLC Number: 1100976862
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Contents: IntroductionPART I: "THE BIG VICTORY, THE GREAT TASK"1. The Communist Debate over Strategy2. Preparations, and Objectives of the Tet OffensivePART II: THE ORIGINS OF SURPRISE3. The Sources of American Biases4. Missing the Signals: July-November 19675. Missing the Signals: December 1967-30 January 19686. Reacting to the Tet OffensiveConclusion: Explaining the Failure of IntelligenceBibliographyIndex
Responsibility: James J. Wirtz.

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"A fascinating book. Combining the disciplines of history and political science with insights from psychological theory, Wirtz has produced both a pathbreaking analysis and a cautionary tale." -- Read more...

 
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